| Cal.Prob.Code § 1500.1
4. Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Proceedings
Part 2. Guardianship
Chapter 1. Establishment of Guardianship
Article 1. Nomination of Guardian
1500.1. Consent by Indian child's parent; requirements
(a) Notwithstanding any other section in this part, and in
accordance with Section 1913 of the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. Sec. 1901 et seq.), consent to nomination
of a guardian of the person or of a guardian
of the person and the estate given by an Indian
child's parent is not valid unless both of the following
The consent is executed in writing at least 10 days
after the child's birth and recorded before a judge.
The judge certifies that the terms and consequences of the
consent were fully explained in detail in English and were
fully understood by the parent or that they were interpreted
into a language that the parent understood.
The parent of an Indian child may withdraw his or
her consent to guardianship for any reason at any time
prior to the issuance of letters of guardianship and the
child shall be returned to the parent.
by Stats.2006, c. 838 (S.B.678), §